About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • First Teaser Trailer For ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

    Posted Friday, March 28th, 2014 12:06 pm GMT -4
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    Back in 2012 when I first joined the staff here at ScienceFiction.com, one of the first stories that I wrote was about ‘Battle: Los Angeles’ and ‘Wrath of the Titans’ director Jonathan Liebeseman signing on to direct Michael Bay’s reboot of ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’. Now, a little over two year later, we finally have […]

  • Comic Book Preview: ‘Captain America: Homecoming’ #1

    Posted Thursday, March 27th, 2014 06:56 pm GMT -4
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    Marvel is one of the biggest entities in entertainment today. Whether if it’s in the movie theater, on your television set, or on your handheld device, superheroes like Captain America, Iron Man, and Thor can be found just about anywhere these days. But they all got their starts in the pages of Marvel Comics and […]

  • Will Chris Evans Leave The Marvel Cinematic Universe In 2017?

    Posted Thursday, March 27th, 2014 05:27 pm GMT -4
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    It’s an exciting time to be a Marvel fan. Based on early buzz, ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ might be the best offering from the House of Ideas’ cinematic universe yet. Executives believe in it so much that it’s sequel is currently scheduled to go head to head with DC’s ‘Batman Vs. Superman’ in 2016. […]

  • New ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Featurette Highlights Titular Villain

    Posted Thursday, March 27th, 2014 02:14 pm GMT -4
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    When news first broke about ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, many fans who were unfamiliar with the titular villain that originated in Ed Brubaker’s amazing run on the Star Spangled Avenger’s comic book were angry that some news outlets (including this one) spoke openly about his true identity. If you’re one of those people who […]

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger Teases Character Twists In ‘Terminator: Genesis’

    Posted Thursday, March 27th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    I’ll be back indeed. As the cast has been coming together over the past few months, one person that has been attached to ‘Terminator: Genesis’ from the start was the man who started the franchise thirty years ago:  Arnold Schwarzenegger. Through all the rumors and changes, the former Governor of California was always going to […]

  • ‘Green Lantern’ Writer Signs On For ‘Prometheus 2’

    Posted Thursday, March 27th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Last week, Fox announced release dates for a number of films. Among them were Marvel movies like the sequel to ‘The Wolverine’ and the new ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot, but they also revealed that an untitled Ridley Scott project is on the schedule as well. At the time, it was a mystery as to what that […]

  • ‘House Of Cards’ Star Corey Stoll In Talks For ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Thursday, March 27th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish’s ‘Ant-Man’ has been many years in the making. Business finally started to pick up when Marvel Studios officially announced that it would be included in their Phase Three slate of projects and things really started to come together when Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas were cast as Scott Lang and […]

  • Watch A Father & Son Moment In Latest ‘Son Of Batman’ Clip

    Posted Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Back in January, DC Entertainment announced that the next film in their brand new animated New 52 continuity after ‘Justice League: War’ would be ‘Son of Batman‘, a story based on Grant Morrison’s popular comic arc that introduced to the world Damian Wayne, the son of Bruce Wayne and Talia al-Ghul. Now, as the film’s […]

  • Latest International ‘Maleficent’ Trailer Features New Footage

    Posted Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Back in 2012, Angelina Jolie signed on to play arguably the most evil Disney villain ever conceived in the ‘Wicked’-esque origin story ‘Maleficent’. Later that year, we saw that the actress was perfect as the Mistress of All Evil from Walt’s 1959 adaptation of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ when the first photo from the production was released. […]

  • Marvel Announces ‘Spider-Verse’ In Dan Slott’s ‘Amazing Spider-Man’

    Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Back in January, it was announced that after ‘Superior Spider-Man’ wraps up with issue thirty-one, the real Peter Parker would be returning to the Marvel Universe in ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #1 this spring as part of the All-New Marvel NOW event. Now, with that book’s release just around the corner, Spidey writer Dan Slott and senior […]

  • HBO Releases More ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4 Promos

    Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    In less than two weeks, the world returns to Westeros as the acclaimed HBO fantasy drama ‘Game of Thrones’ returns for its fourth season. Lately, we’ve been getting a ton of new clips, featurettes, and trailers to get us hyped for the April 6th premiere. We’ve even gotten news and rumors about the future of […]

  • Latest Details On The New ‘Doctor Who’ Comics Featuring The 10th & 11th Doctors

    Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Earlier this month, we got our first look at the covers by Alice X. Zhang for the brand new ‘Doctor Who’ comics from BBC Worldwide and Titan Comics starring the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors famously portrayed by David Tennant and Matt Smith. Now we have actual story details for the first arcs of each series […]

  • Tom Cruise Thrown For A (Time) Loop In New ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Trailer

    Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 03:42 am GMT -4
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    Back in 2011, Tom Cruise signed on for a sci-fi action movie called ‘We Are Mortals’, which is an adaptation of Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s manga, ‘All You Need is Kill’. Later, the film changed it’s name to match the source material, but it went through one final change to ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ before promotional campaigns really […]

  • Black Widow’s Past Catches Up To Her In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Monday, March 24th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    When Scarlet Johansson debuted in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the Black Widow in ‘Iron Man 2’, she became an instant fan favorite. Since then, she shined in ‘The Avengers’, but as Phase Two continues, the character will definitely have an expanded role in Marvel’s films. In two weeks, she stands by Steve Rogers’ side […]

  • New Look At Karen Gillan As Nebula In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Monday, March 24th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Life after the TARDIS isn’t looking too shabby for former ‘Doctor Who’ companion Karen Gillan. Not only has she landed the lead role in ABC’s modern take on ‘My Fair Lady’ called ‘Selfie’, but her new horror film ‘Occulus’ from ‘Paranormal Activity’ and ‘Insidious’ producers Blumhouse Productions and WWE Studios made its United States debut […]